LIVE Blog: Summer Jam Fest Championship Sunday

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9:00AM- The final day for the 2013 Summer Jam Fest and it’s been a great tournament with plenty of competition. Champions will be crowned today, but there’s still plenty of action left on the last day. Keep checking here for the latest updates on the Summer Jam Fest. –@AndrewKoob

10:00AM- U.B.A. (N.C.) just put the finishing touches on a beat down of JBHoops (Pa.) by a score of 63-29. 6-foot-6 forward Keegan Crabtree had the hot hand, as he was feeling it from long range. Elsewhere, Team Final Black and Team Philly 16U wrapped up close wins, setting up a final four matchup between the two teams. –@AndrewKoob

10:35AM- NJ Got Game defeated Brookwood Bounce Elite (Can.) 52-50 to advance to the 16u Final Four. They will face the Pa. Renegades at 11:20 a.m.

NJ Got Game led 48-47 with 20 seconds to go when Jordan Sanders (Moore Catholic (N.Y.)/5-10/2014), who finished with 13 points, sank two free throws to up the lead to three.

After a Brookwood free throw brought the NJ Got Game lead back to two, JaDon Robinson’s (Rutgers Prep (N.J.)/6-1/2015) two free throws iced the win.

Robinson finished with five points while Isaiah Still (The Patrick School (N.J.)/6-6/2015) scored 16 in the win. –@pfebbraro

11:15AM- And another semifinal matchup ends as the Brookwood Bounce Elite(CAN) defeat the NYC Jayhawks(NY) by a score of 63-49. The Jayhawks brought a lot of great effort to the game, as the team was led by SuperStar-in-the-making, Dominique Williams(Believe Prep, NY, 2014), who led his team with 20 points with both inside post moves and outside jumpshots. Williams scored 67 points in his final three games of the Tournament. The NYC Jayhawks will return in the Buzzer Beater Classic next weekend!

For Brookwood Bounce Elite, they won with a complete team effort. After the game I spoke with Noah Daoust(Hotchkiss, CT, 2014), who had this to say about his team: “we won because we had a great team effort, all of our guys were mentally locked in on this game and we brought a lot of great energy off of our bench as well. [The Jayhawks] are a really good team, I think we just played them really tough and just got the best of them. Number 14(Dominique Williams) is a great player and our whole goal was to stop him. Even though he played really well I think we did a good job stopping him enough and that’s why we won.” Brookwood Bounce will move on to the Final Four where they will play this afternoon. –@JakerBaker58

11:18AM- Mid Atlantic Select (Md.) couldn’t hold on to a double-digit lead, as they lost 56-54 to Expressions Elite (Mass.). Cane Broome had a game-high 18 points in the win, while C.J. Keyser led the way for MAS with 15 points, including a highlight reel dunk. –@AndrewKoob

12:28PM- Sam Lindgren came up big for the PA Renegades 16U squad, nailing a three as time expired to give his team a 54-52 win over NJ Got Game. Lindgren’s shot will have the Renegades going up against Team Philly for an all-Pennsylvania 16U championship. –@AndrewKoob

1:02PM- Jahlil Jenkins’ (Ranson, W. Va./5-9/2017) 30-point effort carried Crusader Nation (Md.) to a 63-36 win over the Montreal Ravens to earn a berth in the 14u finals. They will face Brookwood Bounce Elite (Can.) at 1:45 p.m.

On the strength of a 9-0 run to open the game, and a 14-point performance from Luguentz Dort (Montreal, Quebec/5-10/2018), Brookwood earned its spot in the finals with a 55-43 win over the Philly Ballhawks. Nisheem Wright (Philadelphia, Pa./5-11/2017) led Philly with 16 points.

In the 16u semis Team Philly routed Team Final Black (Pa.) 81-64 behind 29 points from Sean Lloyd (Haverford (Pa.) School/6-4/2015). Mike Watkins (John Bartram (Pa.)/6-8/2015), who committed to Penn State, scored seven in the victory.

Team Philly will face the Pa. Renegades, which defeated NJ Got Game 54-52, in the 16u finals at 1:45 p.m. –@pfebbraro

1:45PM- The 17U Final is set as Brookwood Bounce Elite defeats the DC Warriors, 47-44 and will play Expressions Elite, who beat the Jersey Shore Warriors by a score of 50-42. –@JakerBaker58

2:35PM- With just over three minutes left in the 16U Championship Game, Team Philly leads the PA Renegades by just a single point! This has been a back and forth affair from the start, and we expect it to go down to the final possession! –@JakerBaker58

3:15PM- U.B.A. (N.C.) was trailing by 15 points at one point in their game against Threat 220 (Md.), but made a big comeback to force overtime and clinch a 75-70 victory. Da’Quan Lilly led the way with 20 points, followed by Phillip Haynes’ 18 point performance. Threat 220’s Shakir Brown scored a game-high 25 points. –@AndrewKoob

3:53PM- Brookwood Bounce Elite (Can.) captured the 14u Summer Jam Fest Title with a 63-56 win over Crusader Nation (Md.). Brookwood’s Kentebe Farquhar (Montreal, Quebec/6-1/2018) scored 21 a team-high 21 points and Luguentz Dort (Montreal, Quebec/5-10/2018) added 19 in the victory.

Jahlil Jenkins (Ranson, W. Va./5-9/2017) scored a game-high 26 for Crusader Nation.

In the 16u final Team Philly defeated the Pa. Renegades 61-55.

Kimar Williams (Constitution (Pa.) High School/5-10/2015) and Sean Lloyd (Haverford (Pa.) School/6-4/2015) each finished with 14 points while the Renegades’ Matt Penecale (Abington (Pa.) Senior High School/6-0/2015) led all scorers with 16. –@pfebbraro

4:11PM- Elite Expressions caps off the 17U championship with a 54-51 win over BrookwordBounce Elite. Abdul Malik-Abu scored the game-winning basket on a big dunk and foul, hitting the free throw and putting the game away. More coming from the game and the other championships later today. –@AndrewKoob

4:21PM- Well that rounds up another great Tournament here from King of Prussia! Congratulations to all of our winners! The LIVE Blog is now CLOSED. –@JakerBaker58

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